Love your family? Sayings and quotes sometimes say it best.

Family sayings are perfect for adding personality to your family reunion t-shirts or for decorating your scrapbook. Sayings are also a great way to summarize family memories and/or introduce the family reunion in written communication.

Below you will find:

General family sayings

Options for family reunion t-shirts

Ideas for family reunion invitations


Quotes about family memories.


Family Sayings - general

Family favorites

Family rule #1: Don’t sweat the small stuff

Happiness is a large, supportive, close family… in another state.

The family circle never ends

Sisters and brothers are the best kind of friends

The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of time each day.

Great joy comes in seeing our family enter another generation.

Grandparents give roots, parents give wings.

Families are tied together with heartstrings.

When I count my blessings, I count my family over and over again.

Our family is God’s way of taking really good care of us.

Our family is raised on love.

A family is a patchwork of personalities tied together with heartstrings.

Happiness is being married to your best friend

Childhood is a journey, not a race

It’s never too late to have a happy childhood.

Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than the raising of the next generation. (C Everett Koop)

My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived and let me watch him do it. (Clarence Budington Kelland)

Our greatest blessings call us Mom and Dad

Our greatest blessings call us Grandma and Grandpa

To the world, you are a mother, but to your family, you are the world.

Make a strong family.

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Family Sayings - great for
family reunion t-shirts

my {verb: incredible, crazy, fun, silly} family

Celebrate your family

It’s all relative

We are a happy family

{family name} established {year}

Family matters

This is only a test

The perfect family

Our family

Family times

It takes all kinds to make a family!

Carry the name proudly!

{family name, reunion date}: the best day of {year}

Live well, laugh often, love much

Hearts of a feather flock together

Friends become our chosen family!

Together is a wonderful place to be

Let’s be happy while we’re here!

Family is the best kind of friends

This is no ordinary family!

Blessed are we who can laugh at ourselves for we shall never cease to be amused.

United in love

Together forever

I belong to my family

Family is where it's at

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Family Sayings - great for invitations

Here comes trouble

Enjoy today and celebrate every tomorrow

The best things in life aren’t things

Gather together

The best gift is you (please come)

Family is about time together

Our loving legacies

United we stand, divided we fall

We believe in happy hearts

Other things may change us, but we START and END with family. (Anthony)

How often our thoughts and hearts return to the home that's filled with love.

Family that plays together stays together.

Honor the past, embrace the future.

The longest road out is the shortest road home.

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Family Sayings - great for documenting
family moments and memories

Imagine everyone feeling this happy

Cherish these moments forever

Things I always want to remember

Priceless and proud moments

Nothing is worth more than this day

The seasons may come and go, but family lasts forever.

Let’s grow old together

We do not remember days, we remember moments

Moments to remember

Little by little the time goes by


The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time. (James Taylor)

Oh to be a child again!

Everyday of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children. (Charles R. Swindoll)

Loving memories comfort the pain in our hearts.

The rememberance of past sorrows is a joyful learning experience.

Marvelous, magnificent memories

Fond memories of family & friends

We had to walk 10 miles to school in the snow, uphill both ways.

Life was slower back then.

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Parents hold their children’s hands for a while, their hearts forever.

Children pull on our apron strings for a while, but on our heartstrings forever.

Take time to smell the flowers along the way.

Today’s mighty oak is yesterday’s little acorn that held its ground.

Immortality lies not in the things you leave behind, but in the people your life has touched.

When I was your age…
When I was your age, bread was a penny,
We worked for hours for just a little money,
Kids were just seen and never were heard.
We walked to school for long miles at a time,
Ate a year of school lunches for only a dime.
Each night from the Bible,
We’d recite a whole page,
And listen to Grandpa say…
“When I was your age…”

Love doesn't make the world go 'round... it makes the trip worthwhile.

Home: A house is just a house. Friends and family make a home.

The love in our family flows strong and deep,
leaving us memories to treasure and keep.

A family with an old person has a living treasure of gold. (Chinese Proverb)

Today: the bridge between yesterday and tomorrow.

Many additional quotes and
sayings can be found here:
Family Reunion Sayings


Family Reunion Quotes

Once you create family memories, there are many options for documenting them so you and your family will be able to treasure these moments forever. Check out my favorite - a process called Storybooking.

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